unpatched software comic
Updated: 11/13/2020
unpatched software comic

Storyboard Text

  • This company has valuable information, but isn't perfect and without constant patches is able to be exploited
  • Company ...'s Valuable information v1.1
  • It seems as if any cybercriminals smart enough to upload an innocent looking file could misuse the public access, and exploit previous patches faults for information. In this way unpatched software is exploited all the time
  • Failure to uploaded innocentPDF.exe
  • Luckily, this company happens to be smarter and has set up a Trap Agent. This agent latches on to the files, unknown to the cybercriminal. It fails any malware included in the file, and reports everything back to the company
  • At the end of the day, the people at the company are able to not only stop the exploit, but they are also able to understand what was attempted
  • The company instead of losing information, gains information, all while keeping their users information safe, and the cybercriminals clueless to it all